Alexi Giannoulias

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Democrat | Challenger | Illinois Senate candidate Full profile

State Of The Race: U.S. Senate: Illinois

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Alexi Giannoulias (D) faces Mark Kirk (R) in the November election.
Alexi Giannoulias's references to opponent(s): 8 uses in the last 7 days (up 33%).

Compare how Alexi Giannoulias uses key words

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uses
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Top This Week

Obama

0,2,0,21,9,4,5,9

  • Last 7 days: 9 uses (up 80% over last week)

economy

0,0,3,1,2,3,3,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (down 33% from last week)

going forward

1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1

  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)

Top Overall

Obama

0,2,0,21,9,4,5,9

  • Overall: 135 uses since Aug. 30

jobs

3,2,4,0,6,6,4,1

  • Overall: 105 uses since Aug. 30

taxes

2,4,14,3,0,2,0,0

  • Overall: 26 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...Thank you for voting! RT @lulu_w: I did my part to keep America moving forward. Voted for @Alexi4Illinois...

— via Twitter (November 2)

...RT @hrhsar: @Alexi4Illinois #Alexi #Quinn #Bean I voted 4 them all cause they care about equality and the economy & Jobs... #ilsen #p2...

— via Twitter (November 2)

...we're competing, and obviously the other side is enthusiastic -- we've got to make sure our side is too." http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2010/10/obama-weve-got-good-turnout/1...

— via Facebook (October 31)

...Want to learn more about Alexi's job creation plan? Check it out at http://alexiforillinois.com/issues/economy #ilsen #p2 @kirk4senate...

— via Twitter (October 27)

..."Alexi believes that a quality education serves as the foundation of the American economy. As we climb out from this economic crisis, we must prepare Americans for the jobs of the future....

— via Facebook (October 26)

...of the American economy. As we climb out from this economic crisis, we must prepare Americans for the jobs of the future. This strategy is about more than just recovery — it is about how we will emerge...

— via Facebook (October 26)

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